Egyptian authorities took punitive action against 2,297 student activists nationwide between 2013 and 2016, according to a report by the Egypt-based Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression, supported by the Norwegian Students and Academics International Assistance Fund.
Families of prisoners accused of involvement in an assassination attempt on Deputy Prosecutor General Zakareya Abdel Aziz reported incidents of maltreatment in Cairo’s maximum security Aqrab Prison on Tuesday.
Police arrested Strong Egypt Party Alexandria coordinator Hossam al-Naggar and are holding him in an undisclosed location after storming his house on Friday evening without a permit, the political party said in a statement released on Saturday.
A military court in Cairo sentenced 35 Egyptians to death by hanging and 54 to life in prison on charges of storming and burning a police station, killing a low-ranking police officer and attempting to kill two senior officers.
Egypt’s state prosecutor has referred on Wednesday 304 members of Hasam movement to military prosecutors, reported state-run MENA news agency.
Egypt’s military prosecutor referred 176 alleged members of the Province of Sinai to military court on Tuesday, charging them with espionage and belonging to an illegal and unconstitutional group that aims to obstruct state institutions.
The Egyptian government has set its mind on finding a new legislation that would accelerate litigation procedures in terrorism crimes to a very tight timeline, with 30 days maximum as the government’s decisive measure to combat terrorism. However, it opens the door for exceptional procedures and widening the circle of …
A military criminal court sentenced 148 alleged Muslim Brotherhood members to life in absentia and acquitted ten others in a case addressing violence that erupted in Minya after the Rabaa sit-in dispersal in 2013.
An Egyptian prosecutor has referred on Monday 10 men to criminal court on charges of forming an ISIS-affiliated terrorist cell in Suez governorate.
US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power called for the release of Egyptian prisoner Omar Mohamed on Sunday, as part of the international #FreeToBeHome campaign, launched in support of political prisoners across the world.